Chairman of the Board of ComTrade Group
Veselin Jevrosimović is the President and majority owner of ComTrade Group. Mr. Jevrosimovic holds a Bachelor Degree in Management from the University of Florida. He is a former state representative in athletics and was Pole Vault Jump Champion in the frame of University league. In 1986 he entered the IT business when he became a co-owner of an IT distribution company in Germany. From 1991 through 1996 he was partner at CHS Electronics, world’s second biggest IT distributor at the time with 12 billion USD yearly turnover. At 1996 he sold his CHS shares and moved on to form ComTrade Group.
From that moment on, Mr. Jevrosimović’s and ComTrade Group’s accomplishments were recognized by numerous industry awards that confirmed his business success. He was awarded Manager of South Eastern Europe, IT Industry Legend (Monte Carlo), East Europe International Investor and Honored Citizen of the City of Boston awards. His activism in charity organizations, numerous interests (new technologies, sailing, athletics, and robotics) and business success have brought both Mr. Jevrosimovic and ComTrade Group recognition in the industry circles worldwide.
Mr. Alexis Lope-Bello has been involved in the IT industry since 1982. The same year he started his first computer company. He participated in its IPO, and the company grew to become a Fortune 500. A founding member of Europe IT, created as a vehicle to do an MBO (management buy-out) in Scandinavia of the CHS subsidiaries, a founding member of eHouse, a Russian holding company and one of the largest internet companies in the country. He has extensive experience in M&A (mergers and acquisitions) in Middle East, Eastern Europe and Asia.
Terry T. Curtis
Chief Financial Officer
Terry Curtis is a C-Level Finance Exec with a diverse set of skills & industry knowledge complimented by his operations and IT experience. His career path and proven mettle has prepared him as a strategist and business leader as well as an International oriented CFO. Terry has a proven track record in implementing the appropriate and balanced level of financial, reporting, business processes and procedures. He has extensive experience in company restructures, start-up, acquisitions, and high growth environments.
Terry’s core competencies lie in strategic and financial planning, reporting and control, but has strengthened this skill through broader responsibilities including operations, IT and Divisional GM roles. As a finance exec, he successfully oversaw M&A activity in emerging markets as well as Western Europe and Asia CFO, roles include a $1 billion Japanese JV of IAC Corp, Liberty Global Inc. & Sumitomo Corp., HSE24.de a $400 million subsidiary of IAC/HSN Corp., as well as Sr. VP Finance Home Shopping Network – Int’l. He also held several roles while at the Timberland company, including Sr. VP – Strategy and Sr. Director – Internal Audit . Terry holds an MBA from Boston University and a BSBA in Finance/Economics from Suffolk University.
Sales and Business Development Director, Distribution Business Unit
Mr. Nikitović has been active in the field of advanced technology since he graduated from Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Podgorica, Montenegro. After five years spent at a scientific institution, he entered theIT business as one of the pioneers with his own company in 1993. Ten successful years later he took over the position of a General Manager of Imtel Computers, a job he performed from 2003 to 2005.
In July 2005 Mr. Nikitović joined ComTrade as Executive Manager of CT Computers. Exactly a year later he was promoted to General Manager of CT Computers, assuming responsibility for the largest and most profitable single company within the ComTrade system. Under his supervision, the company flourished and reached record values regarding all relevant financial parameters. Bogdan Nikitović is married, with 2 children.
Chief Marketing Officer
Mr. Ristić graduated from the Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade. Prior to joining ComTrade in 1997, he worked in several advertising agencies, even winning Epica Grand Prix as art director. He helped build ComTrade brand and steered the image of the Group towards innovative IT company. Mr. Ristic is member of several business associations, married father of two, and a passionate tennis player.
Chief Legal Officer
Ms. Simic is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of Belgrade University and holds a Master’s degree in foreign trade contracts. Prior to joining ComTrade group in 2004, she worked in various industries within legal, managerial, tax and export-import areas. During her career at ComTrade, she managed the most challenging company assignments such as reorganization of the company, partnership with UniCredit and acquisition of Hermes SoftLab.
Adviser to the President
Mr. Miodragović started as a HP product manager in 2002, but in 2005 he was promoted as an assistant to the General Manager of ComTrade Group in charge for Business Development. Next year, Mr. Miodragović was trusted with the role of General Manager of CT Retail, an IT retailing chain owned by ComTrade Group. He took his knowledge and more than 15 years experience in IT industry to another level in 2009, when he assumed his job as ComTrade Group’s Chief Information Officer. Current position of Mr. Miodragović is Adviser To The President of the company. He is married, speaks English and Serbian, and likes jogging.